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Why Healthcare Should Consider South America for Quality Offshore Development

As many who follow Perficient know, we recently completed our largest acquisition to date with bringing PSL on board.  Our healthcare practice is excited for a number of reasons that I want to explore but it boils down to quality offshore development. We think it makes a lot of sense for Healthcare Organizations (HCO) to […]

Are you good enough ?

I saw this at a restaurant and could immediately relate it to IT industry. If you are not HAPPY with your PRODUCT, DON’T Put it On the PLATE !! Quality is a collective responsibility. Everybody from Pre-Sales to Implementation have equal accountability. But the core lies with the Technology Team – As a Business Consultant, […]

Automation Testing – What to Expect and What Not to Expect

Myth 1: Automation replaces Manual Testers. Reality: After the scripts are developed, the common misconception is that we can replace the manual testers with Automation, but this is not true. Automation is a program which will test the flow of the system. Even a small defect can be missed if we don’t write scripts to look for […]

Agile & CMMi – And they lived together happily ever after!

Fairy tales have never lost their charm and they have always stayed close and strong in the hearts of people. I have made a maiden attempt to explain the compatibility of Agile and CMMi model as a fairy tale and this is how it goes: Once upon a time, there was a software town. The […]

Perficient’s Top 10 Life Sciences Blog Posts of 2014, Letterman-Style

As we wrap up 2014, I thought it would be neat to see what our readers were, well, reading. Without further ado, here are the top 10 blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote that seemed to be popular among readers. They’re ranked David Letterman-style, one being most popular (i.e., viewed). The One Feature CROs and […]

This Recent FDA Warning Letter Shows You Exactly Why Quality Matters

“Quality, quality, quality.” You hear it all the time from your QA colleagues. There are so many forms to fill out, trainings to complete, procedures to read and follow, and internal audits to produce records for. Sometimes, it’s so overwhelming that we’re tempted to just tune it out. That is, until we read an FDA Warning […]

Automating REST services using Soap UI Pro

“A Web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over a network. It is a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over a network.” There are various tools available to test web services. Some of them are Soap UI, Soap UI Pro, Test Maker, Web Inject etc. The most common tool we use is Soap UI. Soap-UI […]

Configuration of Sahi Automation tool

There are various Automation tools available in the market and open source tools have this upper hand over the licensed ones because there is always an extra investment needed to buy the commercial product. If the goal is achieved with an open source tool and is reliable then why to go for a licensed one? […]

Limitations of Automation Testing

So far we have seen what Automation can do to help us in reducing human effort, time, cost etc.  Here I will discuss few scenarios for which either Automation can’t be done or is not required. There are certain tasks which can be performed only using Automation tools such as Load, Endurance, and Scalable Performance […]

Use of VBScript with Selenium to connect to database

While most of the Automation scripts manipulate just the UI of an application, by making our scripts communicate with database we can accomplish more complicated tasks. Here is an example:- Suppose you have to automate an application which works on online voting system where in once the vote is casted using the application, it goes […]

Data driven testing using Selenium

Let’s see what Data Driven testing is? “It is an automation framework where test input and/or output values are read from data files. The different data files may include ODBC sources, csv files, Excel files, ADO objects, etc. The data is then loaded into variables in recorded or manually coded scripts.” Now let’s take an […]

Types of Automation Framework

“A Test Automation framework is a set of assumptions, concepts and tools that provide support for automated software testing”. So why do we need Automation framework. Can’t we just record the steps of any test case using the automation tool and playback whenever we want to execute the testcase? The answer is ‘NO’. Let’s see the Record/Playback Myth. […]

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